Sunday, November 22 | 3-4pm | Zoom
Join us on Zoom for a discussion with artist Susan B Webster about her work, I Hear Something Coming, in the 2020 Biennial and a screening of a the video MLTI FEEDS ME by KreilkampNicoll, a cross-channel remote access digital collaboration between siblings in response to Webster’s work.
Susan Webster began this body of work in mid-May and completed it in mid-September. While navigating Covid, it became apparent that she was developing a new personal visual language that responded to the unknown, sometimes fragmented, always revealing time in the history of our lives, our country, and our world. Through this, it became clear that I Hear Something Coming would be a series of five panels, each possessing qualities like a tapestry where many elements come together as one. Acknowledging that the world was at times so heavy with despair yet filled with love and hope, she strove to create a sanctuary—a space that might provide comfort and solace
Webster graduated from the University of Maine and was artist in residence at the Maine Correctional Center, where she created art programming for inmates. Her breadth of work includes volunteering for a domestic violence organization, designing clothes to defend women’s reproductive rights, playing keyboard in a rock band, and mothering two sons.
KreilkampNicoll’s video collage is made with iPhones, MacBooks, Quicktime, Vimeo, iPhoto, iTunes, TextEdit, web browsers, and other programs, and will be added to and transformed throughout the duration of the exhibition.
KreilkampNicoll is comprised of siblings Laura and Rufus Nicoll that identify as choreographers and performers. Writing and filmmaking are part of this process. These videos are choreography. They are improvised and rehearsed and made in ‘one take’ and therefore exist as a record of a live performance.